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Bone Marrow Transplant Pioneer Thomas Dead At 92
2012-10-22 04:46:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The doctor who is recognized as the father of bone marrow transplantation died Saturday at the age of 92. E. Donnall Thomas, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work, had been suffering from cardiovascular disease, according to Associated Press (AP) reporter Steven Dubois. His passing was announced by a spokesman at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. "Thomas' work is among the greatest success...

2010-07-30 12:04:00

SEATTLE, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced the selection of Lawrence Corey, M.D., an internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development, as its new president and director. He is expected to begin responsibilities as the Center's new leader on Jan. 1, 2011. The board selected Corey for his leadership and expertise on a number of fronts, including scientific accomplishments and vision, management...


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